Simple Shape matching activity – recycled materials

Yuo will need:

  • Cardboard (from a cereal box for example)
  • colourful magazine pages
  • small objects of different shapes

1.cut one or two big pieces of cardboard.

2.Select some colourful pages from a magazine, usually the advertising works well. Cut different shapes, not necessarily regualr shapes

3- On the cardboard draw the shapes that yuo cut from the magazine

4. Now it’s plasy time – Ask you children to place the cuttings in the matching shape on the board.

5.You can now use the object, ask your kids to swap some shapes with the object that would fit. See our photos for some examples